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Bottle stopper, Dwight Eisenhower, 1950s

Bottle stopper, Dwight Eisenhower, 1950s

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Description
The German company Achatit was known for crafting political caricatures into bottle stoppers. They sold stoppers of many world leaders including Dwight Eisenhower. Eisenhower, a Republican, was elected president in 1952 and 1956, defeating his Democratic opponent Adlai Stevenson both times.
Object Name
Bottle Stopper
associated person
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
PL.227739.1952.X089
catalog number
227739.1952.X089
accession number
227739
Credit Line
Ralph E. Becker
subject
Political Campaigns
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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